Jackson-Pratt Drain

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Definition

-  Surgical drain with applied suction

 

Features

-  Flexible rubber bulb connected to surgical drain tube

-  Suction created by opening plug on bulb, squeezing air out of bulb then closing plug

 

 

 

 

References

 

Pic (drain): allnurses.com/nursing-student-assistance/what-tubes-can-368805.html